Editorials

Hamtramck is being drained of money by legal fees for lawsuit

Is it unreasonable for a lawsuit to continue for more than 40 years? You would think so, and you would think someone would have the power to rein…

Campaign to win school millage renewal is far from over

Hamtramck Public School officials are fighting mad. School Superintendent Tom Niczay and school boardmembers are still upset about the sneaky and illegal negative ad campaign that likely led…

News

City manager vows to crack down on housing code violations

City manager vows to crack down on housing code violations

    By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck residents got their first opportunity to meet the new…

Pothole repairs are right around the corner, city says

Pothole repairs are right around the corner, city says

  By Charles Sercombe You know your city has a bad pothole issue when a…

City attracting more and more people to relocate here

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s population is growing, according to a recent study by SEMCOG. The…

Food stamp fraud case expands

Food stamp fraud case expands

    By Charles Sercombe The federal government continues to crack down on food stamp…

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Business

Work on Belmont building will be coming up soon

Work on Belmont building will be coming up soon

  By Charles Sercombe It’s been over six months since a development firm purchased Hamtramck’s tallest commercial building. And so far, at least from the outside, there has…

Stitching together lives and new skills at the ‘Sewing Center’

Stitching together lives and new skills at the ‘Sewing Center’

  By Mike Murphy Special to The Review Cynthia Khan is attempting to make something temporary permanent by seeking out funding for an International Sewing Center in Hamtramck.…

District court now makes it easier to conduct business, thanks to the Internet

By Mike Murphy Special to The Review Hamtramck’s 31st District Court last week launched a website designed to save time and effort when it comes to taking care…

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Veterans Day in Hamtramck

Veterans Day in Hamtramck

By Charles Sercombe Veterans Day was observed once again at PLAV Post 10 here in Hamtramck. Here are scenes from this…

News

City’s housing lawsuit still lingers while attorney reaps huge fees

City’s housing lawsuit still lingers while attorney reaps huge fees

  By Charles Sercombe It was a mere two years ago, in 2013, that city officials said Hamtramck’s 40-year-old housing discrimination lawsuit was finally over. The city…

Features

Something is cooking in the kitchen and it’s more than just soup

Something is cooking in the kitchen and it’s more than just soup

  By Charles Sercombe One thing you will never, ever hear from Frances Farnia is “no soup for you.” Yes, that’s a reference to the old “Seinfeld”…

Editorials

Police chief’s sudden departure raises more questions than answers

Obviously the big news in town this week is the sudden resignation of Police Chief Max Garbarino. It was just last week that Garbarino was placed on…

Sports

For the first time in years, HHS baseball team come home champs

For the first time in years, HHS baseball team come home champs

By Alan Madeleine Last week, Hamtramck High’s boys’ varsity baseball team won their first district championship since … well, since anybody can seem to remember. And the…